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    Description"Mini Farming" describes a holistic approach to small-area farming that will show you how to produce 85 percent of an average family's food on just a quarter acre - and earn $10,000 in cash annually while spending less than half the time that an ordinary job would require. Now expanding exponentially on his bestselling "Mini Farming: Self Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre", Brett Markham gives you tips, tricks, and planning advice on how to make the most of your mini farm. New topics include: Soil and Fertility Tips for maximizing the growth of over twenty varieties of vegetables; Tools and Techniques; Planting Guides and Seeders; Easy Trellising; Weed Control Techniques; Greater Food Self-Sufficiency; Making your Own Country Wines; Making your Own Vinegars; Making Cheese at Home; and, Cooking for Self-Sufficiency. Keep your costs down and production high with this complete guide to maximizing your mini farm-whether it's a rooftop urban garden, a suburban backyard, or a more substantial plot of land. Materials, tools, and techniques are detailed with author photographs, tables, diagrams, and original illustrations. It features 200 color illustrations and photographs.


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    Title
    Maximizing Your Mini-Farm
    Subtitle
    Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brett L. Markham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 280 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 1,089 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781616086107
    ISBN 10: 1616086106
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.8
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    B&T General Subject: 380
    Ingram Subject Code: HO
    Libri: I-HO
    BIC subject category V2: VSZ
    B&T Approval Code: A71520000
    BISAC V2.8: GAR006000
    DC22: 635/.0484
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 21
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HOM022000
    B&T Approval Code: A71580000
    BIC subject category V2: TVM
    DC22: 635.048
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 630
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: S501.2 .M36 2012
    LC subject heading:
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    200 colour photos
    Publisher
    Skyhorse Publishing
    Imprint name
    Skyhorse Publishing
    Publication date
    07 June 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Brett Markham is an engineer, third generation farmer and polymath.Using the methods explained in his book, he runs a profitable, Certified Naturally Grown mini-farm on less that an acre.Brett works full time as an engineer for a broadband ISP and farms in his spare time.The author of Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1 / 4 Acre he lives in New Ipswich, New Hampshire.